Educational children's video about the rainforest in Peru. Children participate in an exchange program in that area-- description from box. Topics: vhs, Peru, ceremonies Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Documents one of the cultures of Melanesia, focusing on the Pentecost Island in the New Hebrides. Illustrates a unique ceremony designed to produce a good yam crop in which men jump from a wooden tower with vines tied to their ankles to stop their fall. Presents early colonial history and the development of the Republic to 1805. Composed of material selected from over 100 different feature films. Topics: Land Divers of Melanesia, Rites and ceremonies, Social life and customs (Anthropology),...
Producer, director, photography, John Marshall ; editors, Joyce Chopra, Timothy Asch, Frank GalvinTilkay, a young boy of the Kalahari Desert, shoots his first wildebeest. First he tracks and finds the animal, then we see the cooking and eating of the meat, and the symbolic scarification. Filmed during an expedition in 1952/53 Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Rites and ceremonies, Hunting and gathering societies, Indigenous... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Photography and narration, John K. Marshall; filmed on a 1957 expedition sponsored by Peabody Museum, Harvard University and the Smithsonian InstitutionWith study guide Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dance, Rites and ceremonies, San (African people), Anthropology,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation